Privacy & Security
The mission of the WRNMMC Web Site is to support the overall mission of
WRNMMC by providing official, timely and accurate information about the Walter
Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, Maryland as well as
the WRNMMC Branch Clinics in outlying areas.
This mission is consistent with the DoD Principles of Information, which
outline the Department’s policy for providing information to military members,
DoD civilians, military family members, the American public, Congress and the
The WRNMMC web site is operated and maintained in accordance with Joint Task
Force and DoD web policies.
This is a U.S. Government Web Site.
- The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) web site is
provided as a public service. Information presented on the WRNMMC site is
considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise
specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
- For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes only.
This government computer system uses software programs to create summary
statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of
most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and
identifying system performance or problem areas.
- For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available
to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to
monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change
information, or otherwise cause damage.
- Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are
made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used
for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance
with National Archives and Records Administration guidelines.
- Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this
service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud
and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection
- If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here,
please forward them to us.
In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act and strengthened provisions
covering access to information in the federal sector for people with
disabilities. As amended, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires access
to the federal government’s electronic and information technology. The law
applies to all federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use
electronic and information technology. Federal agencies must ensure that this
technology is accessible to employees and the public. In compliance with Section
508, WRNMMC is dedicated to making all of our web pages accessible to all of our
The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the
United States Department of Defense, the United States Department of the Navy or
the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) of the linked web
sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For other
than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and
Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department
of the Navy or the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) do not
exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these
locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this
DoD web site.
Due to the fact that the mission of WRNMMC includes an educational mission,
unclassified dissertations or professional papers may be published to this site
for the purpose of peer review, exchange of professional information, or the
exchange of ideas. In those cases, the following disclaimer is provided:
"The material contained herein is made available for the purpose of peer
review and discussion and does not necessarily reflect the views of the
Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense."